This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

GHX Selects MicroStrategy To Offer Healthcare Suppliers Enhanced Access To Distributed Medical-Surgical Market Data

Stocks in this article: MSTR

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GHX has selected MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) software, to provide healthcare suppliers with improved analytical reporting tools as they leverage GHX Market Intelligence data for medical-surgical products. Initially, GHX will pilot the MicroStrategy Business Intelligence Platform™ as the new interface for its Web-based Market Intelligence portal, which offers users access to current data that helps them measure performance and shape business strategies. This enhancement will provide healthcare suppliers a faster, easier and more user-friendly way to leverage comprehensive national distributed sales transaction data through GHX Market Intelligence.

Today, the GHX MiShare® Market Intelligence portal provides online access to more than $30 billion of third-party, U.S. medical-surgical sales data that healthcare suppliers can use to track and analyze product performance, target growth opportunities, identify purchasing trends and assess overall market conditions. With intuitive dashboards and sophisticated analytics, the MicroStrategy platform will enable Market Intelligence portal users to better leverage this data through deeper insights and tailored reporting that deliver information more relevant to their businesses. Most notably, users will have the ability to customize their GHX dashboard, data viewing options and reports.

"The value of GHX Market Intelligence has increased significantly in recent years as healthcare suppliers work to survive and thrive in the face of escalating market pressures within the healthcare industry," said Derek Smith, executive vice president, Marketing and Product Management, GHX. "Through this agreement with MicroStrategy, we are offering suppliers an easier and more effective way to access business critical information at a time when they need it most."

This pilot of the new Market Intelligence portal is scheduled for the fall of 2012, with plans to launch the new solution in 2013. Following the launch, customers will continue to benefit from ongoing GHX Market Intelligence data and enhancements to the portal, as well as product updates from Microstrategy, all designed to continually enrich the user experience and enhance portal capabilities.

1 of 3

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,164.95 -251.90 -1.45%
S&P 500 1,994.99 -26.26 -1.30%
NASDAQ 4,635.24 -48.1670 -1.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs